‘A frenzy of self-righteousness’: Top Australian businessman laments rise of ‘intolerant’ views

Influential businessman and Orica chairman Malcolm Broomhead has lamented the rise of a culture of "self-righteousness" and a mindset where people are "intolerant" of others.

Mr Broomhead said “the decline in reasoned, articulate and productive discussion and debate, at every level of society”, is a challenge to most western economies and to Orica.

  • Darren Gray
  • The Age

The comments are contained in a written copy of Mr Broomhead’s speech to Orica shareholders, to be delivered this morning at the company’s annual meeting in …

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